The following is a listing of events that might be of interest to those in Public Health.

Center for Wellness Leadership: Integrative Health & Chronic Pain Symposium @ University of Southern Maine
May 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

One of the primary issues facing Americans today is chronic pain management, our 2018 symposium will be
featuring a series of speakers who are leaders in the field of pain management in integrative medicine.

Symposium 2018 will focus on proactive solutions to both the management of chronic pain and alternatives to
highly addictive opiates.

Learn how integrative and alternative approaches complement conventional medicine in the
treatment of chronic pain through insightful, informative panels and presentations.

Come enjoy breakfast, lunch and one-on-one experiences with our exhibitors and learn from local Integrative and
Alternative Practitioners through interactive discussions.

Topics to be discussed: Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Osteopathy, Homeopathy, Yoga, Qigong,
Medical Cannabis and the relationship between Cancer and PTSD to Chronic Pain.

Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training – Houlton @ Shiretown Inn & Suites
Jun 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Join other healthcare professionals in this one-day training to learn more about nicotine addiction and how to integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice. It has been well established that brief interventions can significantly increase quit attempts and lead to long term tobacco abstinence. Led by licensed healthcare professionals, participants will learn how to use effective, motivational strategies and gain confidence when working with patients or clients who use tobacco.

The curriculum includes:
• The Burden of Tobacco Use
• Tobacco Products & Vaping
• Evidence-based Quit Methods
• Motivational Engagement Strategies
• Tobacco Treatment Medications
• The 5 A’s Brief Intervention Model Skil

Target Audience: All healthcare, behavioral health, health education and public health professionals
A limited number of scholarships are available.

Continuing Education Credits are available. Please see the registration page for more information.

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